Device Drivers For PC

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If you are looking for a concise and easy-to-understand course on Linux, then look no further as we offer an affordable training program on Linux systems. Our training sessions go beyond the basics and provide the desired knowledge level to get the most out of your Linux system. We are dedicated towards offering a comprehensive level course covering varied aspects of system programming like Linux programming, Kernel programming and Linux device drivers.

Course Code : ddPcprog

Course Duration : 4 weeks

Course objectives:

We offer this course for all those beginners and working professionals who are seeking assignments on Linux kernel programming, device drivers or other core system development requirements. The primary objectives of this training program include:

  • Introduces Linux operating systems
  • Explains different types of operating systems
  • Introduces Linux Kernel and module programming
  • How to use character drivers
  • Concept of Kernel synchronization and debugging
  • Introduces time delays deferred execution
  • Explains interrupt handling
  • Concept of device drivers

Delegates will learn:

If you want to upgrade your system development skills on Linux, then you have come to the right place. At the end of our program, you will be able to:

  • Proper grounding on Linux, its concepts and finer nuances of programming
  • Recall the basic Linux commands
  • Grasp core operating system concepts and module programming
  • Learn about Linux device drivers, thus enabling to start writing driver programs
  • Learn interfacing of device drivers with Linux Kernel
  • Know the skills to do good programming in Kernel mode in Linux

Course Contents

LINUX Basics

Introduction to linux operating system

  • operating system services
  • why linux

Different types operating systems

  • Monolithic
  • Micro etc

Basic linux user commands
Linux root file system structure.
Introduction to GNU Tool chain

  • GCC compiler
  • Make file
  • GDB

Introduction to Device Drivers – Module Programming

  • The role of the device driver
  • Classification of Devices and Modules
  • Building and running Modules
  • Hello world Module
  • Process context, interrupt context, Kernel timers
  • The Linux device model (devices, udev,sysfs,procfs)
  • Character Driver basics

Writing Device Driver Programming in Linux.

  • Open, Read, Write and Close System Calls
  • Major and Minor Numbers
  • Charater Device Data structures
  • Charater Device Registration
  • Writing Simple Charater Device Driver
  • Debugging by Printing, Concurrency and Race Conditions (Semaphores, Mutexes, Completions, Spinlocks)
  • Advance char device operations (ioctl), Kernel Timer
  • I/O Ports and I/O Memory – Writing Parallel port driver Interfacing With LED, Seven Segment Display.
  • Interrupt Handling With Parallel Port
  • UART Driver

Kernel Configuration and Compilation for 0x86Requirements for Building and using the kernel,

  • Retrieving the Kernel Source
  • Configuring and Building, Installing and Booting from a Kernel
  • Upgrading a kernel, Customizing a Kernel
  • Boot loader – Grub Loader, U-Boot

Implementing Device driver application program related to the Driver

  • Interaction between the User and Kernel Level With System calls
  • Explain Device driver application flowchart
  • Exaplain kernel Device driver and user device driver program

This course is truly meant to ease your path and reduce the amount of time it takes to reach a level of competence in this endeavor.